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by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Mar 10 2016

RCMP report that three people have been arrested in connection with a (Friday) February 26 robbery of a store in Salmo.

Cpl Riordan Bellman said in media release the arrests happened (Friday) March 4.

"On March 4, 2016 two youth and one adult have been...

by Contributor on Wednesday Mar 09 2016

Children's safety is of the utmost importance to all of us, which is why drivers are required to stop when school bus lights are flashing.

Despite the efforts to raise awareness, some drivers still fail to stop when children are getting on and off the bus.

"Failing to stop puts children at risk, and this is a concern to all British Columbians," said Todd Stone,...

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Mar 09 2016

An Edmonton man has been sentenced in Alberta court to 300 days jail time and a a firearms prohibition in relation to 12 break-and-enters in this region as well as a list of criminal charges in Alberta, according to the RCMP Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) Report, featured in city council's agenda package at its regular meeting Monday night.

The report, issued by non-commissioned officer in...

by Sara Golling on Tuesday Mar 08 2016

Tuesday, March 8, 2016:  Today, at Selkirk College in Castlegar, local women are being celebrated for their achievements under our relatively enlightened  culture.    Yesterday, a BC man was sentenced to 21 years in prison without any chance of parole for murdering his ex-girlfriend because he saw her studying at a university campus in the company of another man.  In some other parts of the...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Mar 04 2016

RCMP Trans Canada East Traffic Services seized drugs with an estimated street value of $500,000 during a routine traffic stop near Field, BC Wednesday (March 2).

Members of the Trans Canada East Traffic Services were conducting road safety checks in the area of Field, 58 kilometers east of Golden when one of the unit officers initiated a traffic stop with a suspected violator who was...

by Trail Champion on Monday Feb 29 2016

Police are asking for help in finding a man who attempted to rob a Salmo store at gunpoint, according to RCMP Cpl. Riordan Bellman.

Bellman said that on Friday at about 6:45 p.m., Salmo RCMP responded to a report of an attempted armed robbery at Piper's General Store located at 701 Glendale Ave., in Salmo.

“An unknown male carrying what appeared to be a black handgun entered the...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Feb 27 2016

Nelson Police is looking for public assistance after a man was found injured in the Heritage City Thursday.

NPD Sergeant Corey Hoy said police, along with Nelson Fire & Rescue Services and BC Ambulance, attended the 400 Block of Vernon Street for an incident in the evening of Thursday (February 25th) in which a man was found with serious injuries.

Hoy said the man was...

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Feb 25 2016

Police continue to investigate a truck fire that damaged the local Cadet Hall Saturday afternoon.

“We're still looking into what would have caused that,”said RCMP Sgt. Laurel Mathew. "The RCMP continue to investigate the matter, which has been deemed as suspicious in nature.  

"There was substantial damage done to the truck, which is a 1995 Chev pick up truck,  and some damage...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Feb 23 2016

Williams Lake RCMP has release video footage of a robbery of a BMX bike Monday afternoon at the Boitanio Skate Park.

The robbery happens at approximately 9 minutes, 45 seconds on the YouTube video.

Williams Lake RCMP were in the detachment parking lot at approximately 4:40 p.m. Monday, when one of the officers was approached by frantic youth who said...

by Rossland Telegraph on Monday Feb 22 2016

A report from the  Trail and District  detachment of the RCMP tells us (perhaps a bit belatedly) about a truck theft on February 11, 2016.  The owner of a red 1985 Toyota pickup truck returned to the parking lot at Red Mountain and discovered that the vehicle was no longer there.  The stolen truck had BC licence plate KB 2134, and it has not yet been found. 

On February 17, 2016...


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